Minecraft creator Dream has stunned fans by revealing his face for the first time.
Dream is one of the most popular Minecraft streamers in the world and was simply known by all his followers and friends only by a simple smiley face.
The Minecraft legend’s reveal has attracted huge attention from the gaming community and fans of Minecraft but who is Dream and how did he rise to fame?
Here is everything you need to know.
What is Dream known for?
Dream is a YouTuber and Twitch streamer who is best known for producing Minecraft related content.
Minecraft was first made public in 2009 and has remained incredibly successful since its release. It is estimated to be one of the best selling video games of all time and had an estimated 140 million active players in 2021.
Dream began posting videos on YouTube in 2014 and rose to fame in 2019 when his videos began to rack up over a million views.
The creator has built up a huge fan base on social media with over 30 million subscribers on YouTube and 6 million followers on Twitch. Dream also has 5.6 million followers on Twitter and 3.1 million followers on Instagram.
The Minecraft star had always remained an anonymous figure until his face reveal on Sunday 2 October 2022.
Who is Dream?
Like many creators on YouTube such as KSI, Dream is an online nickname which is used for his videos.
Dream’s real name is Clay, he is 23 years old and he lives in Orlando, Florida.
Clay made his face reveal into a huge online event on his channel. In the build up to this event, Dream facetimed many of his gaming friends for the first time and revealed their reactions to his face. The audience reveal was premiered on YouTube and it is estimated that over 1.2 million people tuned in to catch a glimpse of him for the first time.The video racked up over 10 million views in the first five hours of its launch.
Why did Dream reveal his face?
Dream explained that he felt it was the correct time to reveal his identity as his fellow YouTube teammate GeorgeNotFound was relocating to the United States to become part of the Dream Team.
During the video Clay revealed that he saw the reveal as a good opportunity for him to get out into the world more and meet fellow creators. He said: “ My goal was just to start doing things, get out, meet creators, say hi to my friends finally. Just get out in the world, be an actual creator, be a person!”